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Susan Pross, PH.D.

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

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Contacts
Email: spross@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-2065
Office: MDC, 4017
Mailing address 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 7
Tampa, FL 33612
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Education
  • PHD, Biology, University Of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, United States - 1975.
  • B.S., Biology/Education, Cornell University, USA - 1970.
 
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease.
 
Academic Philosophy

I believe in creating a comfortable yet robust academic environment for students that emphasizes student centeredness, professionalism, life-long learning, active participation and use of primary sources.

 
Research Summary

In my role of Director of the Scholarly Concentrations Program I am involved in development and assessment of this elective opportunity for student scholarship and individuation. I am a trained immunologist and microbiologist and did research in the field of immunology for many years. More recently, my focus has changed to education. As such I serve as a Course Director in Year 2 and Director of the Scholarly Concentrations Program (SCP). I am also involved in curriculum development and assessment. I have published and run workshops regarding educational issues and have helped mentor students on educational projects.

 


Selected Publications

Positions Held
  • Faculty Director (Scholarly Concentrations Program, University of South Florida 2006 - 2007)
  • Faculty Co-Chair (LCME Accreditation , University of South Florida 2005 - 2006)
  • Associate Professor (Dept. Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 2005 - 2006)
  • Associate Professor (Dept. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 2001 - 2005)
  • Assistant Professor (Dept. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 1986 - 1990)
  • Visiting Assist. Prof. (Dept. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 1986 - 1990)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor (Dept. Chemistry, University of South Florida 1983 - 1983)
  • Instructor (Department of Biology, Hillsborough Community College 1975 - 1975)
  • Postdoctoral fellow (Dept. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 1975 - 1975)
  • Graduate Student and Teaching Assist. (Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania 1970 - 1974)

Memberships
  • ASM (Member, 1987 - Present)


Awards/Honors
  • Office of Medical Education (AAMC trip - 2008)
  • Medical Education Award (COM AAMC trip - 2007)
  • Medical Education Award (Univ. of South Florida, Dept. Molecular Medicine - 2007)
  • Medical Education Award (COM AAMC trip - 2005)
  • Teaching Award (University of South Florida, College of Medicine - 2005)
  • Medical Education Award (COM AAMC trip - 2003)
  • Teaching Award (University of South Florida, College of Medicine - 1996)



Profile last modified on 07/02/2014